Monday, Mar 27

Quick Info

DOB: 8th Feb 1941

Age: 82 Years

Hometown: Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan


Jagjit Singh Age, Death Cause, Biography, Wife, Family, Facts & More


Full Name  Jagjit Singh
Nickname  Ghazal King
Profession(s)  Composer, Ghazal Singer, Music Director

Personal Life

Real Name  Jagmohan Singh Dhiman
DOB (Date of Birth)  8 February 1941
Birth Zone  Sri Ganganagar, Bikaner State, Rajputana Agency, India (Now Rajasthan, India)
Date of Death 10 October 2011
Place of Death Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Age (at the time of death) 70 Years
Death Cause Brain Haemorrhage
Zodiac sign  Aquarius
Nationality  Indian
Hometown  Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan
Religion  Sikhism
Hobbies  Doing Yoga, Walking, Listening to Classical Music

Physical Stats

Height (approx.)
  • in centimeters -  178 cm
  • in meters -  1.78 m
  • in feet inches -  5’ 10
Weight (approx.)
  • in kilograms -  75 kg
  • in pounds-  165 lbs
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Salt & Pepper


Father  Sardar Amar Singh Dhiman (a surveyor with government's public works department)
Mother  Sardarni Bachchan Kaur (a housewife)
Brother  Unknown
Sister  Unknown

Relationship & Love Life

Marital Status  Married
Spouse/Husband Chitra Singh 
Marriage Date  December 1969
Son  Vivek (died in 1990)
Daughter  Monica (step-daughter; committed suicide)

Educational Qualification

School  Khalsa High School, Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan

 Government College, Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan

 DAV College, Jalandhar

 Kurukshetra University, Haryana

Educational Qualification(s)

A Degree in Arts from DAV College, Jalandhar

A Post Graduate Degree in History from Kurukshetra University (but never finished it, even after attending classes for almost two years) 

Favorite Things

Favorite Singer(s) Lata Mangeshkar, Talat Mehmood, Abdul Karim Khan, Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Amir Khan, Mohd. Rafi 
Favorite Poet(s) Sahir Ludhianvi, Mirza Ghalib, Shiv Kumar Batalvi



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